San Francisco

White house next to palm trees on Crissy Field towards the Golden Gate Bridge

Enjoy the open spaces at the Presidio of San Francisco

The northernmost point of the peninsula that is currently occupied by the urban sprawl of San Francisco, a vibrant metropolis in the West Coast, acts as a place on which asphalt and buildings give up to a plethora of open and green spaces. However, the lands that are administered as the Presidio, currently a park, …

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Let your inner geek thrive at Lucasfilm in San Francisco

Located within the Presidio of San Francisco, and occupying its northeastern corner, an American production company has, through innovation and creativity, made enormous contributions towards the evolution of the film industry. In other words, Lucasfilm, the studio that, having been founded by George Lucas in 1971, created the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, keeps …

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Admire the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco

The Marina District in San Francisco is home to one of the city’s best-known landmarks. Certainly, this century-old iconic structure, resembling the decaying ruins of a Roman temple, bears witness to the history of this vibrant Californian metropolis. In other words, the Palace of Fine Arts, originally built as one of the venues for the …

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A view of one of the towers of the Golden Gate Bridge from the walkway below

Span a strait over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge

Up until 1937, in order to reach Marin County across the Golden Gate, a 1.6-kilometer-wide strait connecting the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, you had to take a ferry over turbulent waters. Certainly, engineering effort has been well-paid by an iconic suspension bridge which has become a symbol of San Francisco and, by …

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Sun shines over the Pacific Ocean as it hits the coast close at Lands End

Hike along the secluded ocean shore in San Francisco

Right off the northwestern corner of the peninsula on which San Francisco stands, the waters of the Pacific Ocean meet the Bay. Moreover, on top of this natural landscape, a secluded location, rich in windswept woodlands and shrubs, is traversed by an iconic trail. Surely, if you follow Lands End, you’ll be able to hike …

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Behold wildlife and greet animals at the San Francisco Zoo

Sandwiched between Lake Merced and the Pacific Ocean, right next to the Great Highway, you can find a space that, in an area that comprises 40 hectares, is the home of more than 2,000 animals representing over 250 species. Certainly, the San Francisco Zoo is a must-visit location within the city, as it provides you …

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Taste green local cuisine at Little Gem in San Francisco

Prepare yourself to taste some of the best Californian flavors as you visit a modern eatery in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. Surely, the principles of good and nutritious nourishment are the driving force behind Little Gem, a restaurant that ever since its foundation has strived to provide the best of the cuisine …

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Try unique dishes at De Afghanan in San Francisco

On Geary Street within the San Franciscan neighborhood of Cathedral Hill, an ochre-painted building, with stony walls, is the setting for a culinary journey that will take you to Central Asia. Specifically, the flavors and scents within this spot, aptly named De Afghanan, will transport you, in the blink of an eye, to the mountainous …

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In a gray dish, yellow gnocchi served with minced meat and cheese on top.

Delight with creations from The Italian Homemade Company

Thinking about Italian cuisine, and what pops into your mind at once? The obvious answer would be pasta, since this staple food has become, in its many presentations, one of the most recognizable dishes from Italy. Moreover, as the home of a sizable community of Italian expatriates and their descendants, San Francisco holds various spots …

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Drool with tasty meals at 4505 Burgers & BBQ in San Fran

Divisadero Street, as it separates the neighborhoods of Alamo Square and North Panhandle, is home to a true meat-lover’s paradise. Indeed, a foodie spot called 4505 Burgers & BBQ, located between Fulton and Grove Streets, a block from Alamo Square Park, is the place to go if you’re craving a tasty escapade. Certainly, as you …

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A group of bikers cycle up Mount Tamalpais through a fire trail

Ride a bicycle towards Mount Tamalpais in Marin County

Starting from your pickup location on Hyde Street, close to Fisherman’s Wharf, experience a unique opportunity of roaming on two wheels towards one of the last pristine and natural locations around the San Francisco Bay. Surely, this self-guided bike tour, taking an approximate time of 2 to 4 hours and with a distance of 31 …

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Enjoy a variety of Indian cuisine at Besharam in San Francisco

Close to the I-280 in the neighborhood of Dogpatch, a ground-floor establishment has become one of San Francisco’s most important places dedicated to Indian cuisine, more specifically a variety native to its western corner. Surely, as you pass through the doors of Besharam, the scent of spices and the cozy environment will make you feel …

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Eat and drink wine in European style at Verjus in San Francisco

In the Jackson Square neighborhood in San Francisco, just across Washington Street from the iconic Transamerica Pyramid, you can find a chic spot on which you can enjoy delicious and high-end dishes as you taste wines from a special collection. Surely, Verjus is a restaurant meant for all your senses, as it allows you to …

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Try delicious seafood dishes at Sotto Mare in San Francisco

Close to Washington Square, the North Beach area of San Francisco is home to a place on which you can experience true marine flavors. Indeed, at Sotto Mare, a restaurant where Italy meets the sea, you’ll be able to taste the freshest seafood in the city, with fish and shellfish-based dishes that are a culinary …

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